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The Devil Dogs and their Bulldogs

An English bulldog has represented the Marines since 1922. During World War I, German reports often called the attacking Marines “teufel hunden,” or devil dogs, a name that the Marines began to embrace. Following World War I, a Marine recruiting poster featured a bulldog in a U.S. Marine helmet chasing …

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Wheelchair Accessible Visit in Richmond

We are happy to share a special blog post from Jennifer Allen, the founder of Wonder Within Reach. Jennifer is a family travel blogger and mother of three children, including one with Spina Bifida. She writes about her experiences and recommendations traveling with her family. On her recent visit to …

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The Story of the Four Chaplains

Through the night of February 2, 1943, the S.S. Dorchester was traveling from New York to Great Britain.  Once a luxury coastal liner, the 5,649-ton vessel had been converted into an Army transport ship, and was crowded to capacity, carrying 902 servicemen, merchant seamen, and civilian workers. That evening, the …

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